Mentoring Tracks at Tapia

Are you planning to attend the next CMD-IT/ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference?  Would you like to receive mentoring and career guidance from successful diverse senior researchers in your field? Attend the following CRA-WP sponsored mentoring sessions!


Career Conversations help attendees better understand how senior computing researchers got their jobs, promotions, or grants.

 September TBD

Audience: The workshop targets professionals who are in search of mentoring to develop their professional research careers in academia, and industrial and government labs.

Time: TBD PM PT | Location: TBD

Professional and Career Mentoring for Researchers in Industry and Government Labs

Moderator: Gonzalo Ramos (Microsoft)

Panelists: Jaime Moreno (IBM), Taghrid Samak (Meta), & Basak Alper Ramaswamy (NASA JPL)

Through different modalities, the workshop will seek to provide support and guidance to professionals in their research careers in industrial and government labs. We plan to discuss the following topics:
– Building and advancing a research agenda
– Transitioning from an individual contributor to a team/project lead
– Developing a working relationship with your manager
– Working for and getting a promotion

Program Chairs

gonzalo-ramosGonzalo Ramos

Microsoft Research

Bio | Website

Cynthia Phillips

Sandia National Laboratories

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CRA Contact

lauren-lashleeLauren Lashlee

Program Associate